Gabriel Benitez’s return to light-weight is ready.
This will probably be Benitez’s first light-weight look within the UFC. He competed at 155 kilos previous to showing on the primary season of The Final Fighter: Latin America as a featherweight. Benitez, 31, is 5-Three since making his UFC debut in November 2014 and sports activities a 21-7 report general. In his earlier outing, he misplaced by second-round TKO to Sodiq Yusuff, snapping a two-fight win streak.
Morales (9-0) made a profitable UFC debut in December with a win over Dong Hyun Ma after incomes a contract on Dana White’s Contender Sequence final 12 months. The 34-year-old Venezuelan has gained seven of his professional bouts by knockout or submission.
The Could 13 UFC present is ready to happen at VyStar Veterans Memorial Area in Jacksonville, Fla., and it is going to be headlined by a lightweight heavyweight bout between Anthony Smith and Glover Teixeira.
See the up to date card beneath:
Gabriel Benitez vs. Omar Morales
Chase Sherman vs. Ike Villanueva